Fintech

Blockchain misreads could set banks up for mistakes

03/14/17

Companies that fail to understand blockchain and distributed ledger technologies properly risk making expensive missteps.

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Jack Henry enlists fintech for help with PFM product

03/14/17

With a hand from Geezeo, Jack Henry is rolling out a product that will guide consumers in managing their finances and is said to give banks better insights.

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Where VCs are placing their fintech bets today

03/13/17

Several startups have announced new funding rounds in the last month. They plan to use the cash to improve their products and ramp up sales.

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D+H to be acquired, merged with Misys

03/13/17

The private-equity firm Vista Equity Partners will acquire D+H in a deal valued at $3.57 billion.

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Autobooks raises $5.5 million to help banks serve small businesses

03/13/17

The fintech firm will use the $5.5 million in funding to expand its operations and improve its products.

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'More than parties and pretty pictures': Comments of the week

03/10/17

American Banker readers share their views on the most pressing banking topics of the week. Comments are excerpted from reader response sections of AmericanBanker.com articles and our social media platforms.

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Google's VC arm backs Currencycloud in $25M funding round

03/09/17

The cross-border payments startup will use proceeds from its Series D round to fuel growth.

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Savings app startup scores $12M in funding

03/08/17

Qapital's funding round comes as banks are increasingly adding money-management tools to their mobile apps.

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USAA backs digital identity firm

03/08/17

ID.me raised $19 million in a Series B round that was led by FTV Capital and included USAA.

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Want to innovate? Hire more women

03/08/17

Studies show that companies with more women in leadership roles increase their “innovation intensity,” yet women still hold only 20% of the board seats and eight CEO jobs in financial services.

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